Lot 12: Jack (Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander, 1805-1857). Shivneri Fort at Junnar, watercolour on paper, signed lower right, captioned in pencil in slightly later hand to lower margin, short closed tear to left margin (slightly affecting image), 30 x 46cm (12 x 18ins) sheet size. Alexander Jack joined the Bengal Native Infantry in 1824 fighting as a brigadier in the Kangra campaign of 1847 and later in the second Sikh War. He became a Lieutenant- Colonel in 1851 and died at Cawnpore in the rising of 1857. He published Six Views of Kot Kangra in 1847, (Abbey, Travel 473). (1)
Dominic Winter's Fine Art & Antiques Auction July 2015
Thursday, 16th July 2015
Write a response...